Skip to main content

About your Search

20110601
20110630
SPONSOR
SHOW
( more )
STATION
WRC (NBC) 249
WJLA (ABC) 211
WTTG (FOX) 195
WUSA (CBS) 142
CNN 135
CNNW 120
WBAL (NBC) 98
WJZ (CBS) 97
WMAR (ABC) 83
KTVU (FOX) 81
KGO (ABC) 74
( more )
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 2,528
CBS
Jun 2, 2011 6:00am EDT
cleared out. we're going to look for a storm-free day. right now, 72 degrees in arlington. mid 70s in d.c. bethesda, 71 degrees. rockville, good morning to you. you're coming in at 70 degrees. highs for today around mid-80s ford.c. 86 degrees andrews air force base. winchester, 81 degrees. luray, 84. really, it is looking pretty good today. just a few degrees above the average high. your next three days looks like this. 86 and breezy. friday looking good. 82 degrees and lots of sunshine. saturday, warming back up into the upper 80s. we have a slight chance for afternoon and evening thunderstorms. here is angie with your traffic. >> good morning, everybody. hope you're having a fantastic thursday. really quite an uneventful morning on the roadways which is how we like it. green light stays on. the one we're following, this is out in northeast d.c. what we have is first street. it is currently shut down and the traffic lights are out as crews continue to work the power outage on first street between l and m street. if you're headed out that way, you're definitely going to want to use cautio
ABC
Jun 26, 2011 11:35pm EDT
. >>> currently alcohol deliveries are legal in d.c. but illegal in montgomery county. >>> this thursday, 1200 young men and women will arrive for plead induction day. the freshmen will take their oath of office at 6:00 p.m. and it marks the first day of the summer trading. this year, more than 19,000 people applied to be part of the class, and only 1002 wondered 30 made the cut. >>> still to come on "washington weekly," we will take a look at stories making headlines this week. plus what exactly makes us gain weight? we are told that a meeting in moderation is the answer. one food item in particular is said to be avoided altogether. >>> a few showers outside right now. what can we expect for the start of the work week? how about the return of the [ male announcer ] washington, d.c. a landmark of liberty and opportunity. at bank of america, we live and work here with thousands of employees and hundreds of branches and atms. every day, we're working to help set opportunity in motion... from supporting the arts and howard university to helping revitalize anacostia and downtown d.c. because when
ABC
Jun 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >>> big events in d.c. abc 7 news starts now. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00, on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> we begin with breaking news. near the capital yacht club in washington, emergency diverse are searching a missing swimmer. they have been searching for the last hour. more detailsou as to become available. we want to turn to the scandal. he is seeking treatment in the the scandal. comes early after nancy pelosi asked for his just hours and it looking said he was getting back to work on capitol hill on monday. richard reeves has the latest. >> even some insiders are "weinergate." he flew out of new york earlier today. most believe his political prospects are not good. >> we do not know how you can legislate. >> surrounded by reporters, he and-- with a delaware carol. nothingis inappropriate. teen,er interviewing the she made no of criminal activity conduct by thete congressman. >> too little, too late. it is still the principal. >> the latest incident that he graphic photos to six women pressure ond the him to
CBS
Jun 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
still in the green. 270, southbound no problems approaching the beltway and d.c.'s 295 no complaints. a look at construction in northeast d.c. i'll have that at 6:12. andrea and mike back to you. >>> thank you, former d.c. mayoral candidate suleiman brown is scheduled to testify before a d.c. council committee investigating hiring practices by the gray administration. brown claims gray campaign aides promised him a job and paid him cash to stay in last year's race and level attacks against then incumbent mayor adrian fenty. surae chinn joins us live from outside the wilson building in northwest with a preview of what is a much anticipated meeting. >> reporter: good morning you have that right. suleiman brown had no problems speaking before, he was out spoken when he was abruptly fired making claims that he was paid to attack adrian fenty, then mayoral incumbent candidate. well, then just suddenly he stop talking. >> no comment. >> reporter: but now it's back on again, not by choice, but basically told by a judge last week that he would testify before a d.c. council committee. mayor v
FOX
Jun 4, 2011 11:00pm EDT
news edge, increase show of police force on d.c.'s metropolitan branch trail, after four attacks in the past month. in two of the cases the suspect apparently tried to rob a cyclistly using a taser. audrey barnes has details. >> reporter: some people who use the metropolitan branch trail, like wagner roberts, say they've been targeted before. >> folks have thrown stones at me through that way and have shot bottles of water at me as i pass by. >> reporter: police say the attacks have now escalated to assaults and robberies. the weapon of choice, a taser. the most recent attempt was wednesday, when two men tried to taser a bicyclist as he rode on the trail south of rhode island avenue. >> i think that the city needs to do some things to secure the trail better. to make it safe for everybody. >> reporter: the trouble spot seems to be between new york avenue and rhode island avenue. especially between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. >> i've never had a problem, but i've heard about things like that. >> reporter: james, who rides the trail a lot, says there are some spots where you
NBC
Jun 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
of d.c. voting rights. >>> that story in just a moment. first, though, breaking news from northwest washington. three people, including a woman, have been shot in columbia heights. the gunfire erupted about an hour ago in the 700 block of gresham place northwest. the bullets hit two men and a woman. two victims were conscious and breathing when police got there. another was unconscious when the police got there. no information on the victims' conditions right now. >>> back to the other top story. d.c. residents took their fight to lafayette park today and they didn't mince words. they demanded a vote in congress. and they aimed their message squarely at president obama. as news 4's derrick ward explains, it ended in several arrests. >> reporter: they chose to take it as far as they could, sitting down to stand up for d.c. representation. >> we want our rights and we want them now. >> reporter: three arrests. among them came at the culmination of a spirited rally in lafayette park. most of the rhetoric directed at the president. >> the president and the administration are as accounta
ABC
Jun 8, 2011 4:30am EDT
the congressman -- >>> a semipro football recruiting slain at a d.c. high schools was honored. ralph thomas was shot and killed outside mckinley tech in northeast on friday night. p. was a recruiter for the d.c. falcons and was a mentor to hundred the d.c. youth. -- he was a recruiter. the suspect is behind bars. >>> an announcement in a corruption case involving a prominent d.c. council member. harry thomas is accused of misusing $300,000 of city money for personal purposes. yesterday council members met privately to discuss whether he should keep his chairmanship on the economic development committee. the d.c. attorney general has filed a civil action suits. thomas maintains his innocence. >>> if you have health insurance through your job and you might want to use it as much as possible while you can. >> ahead of his confirmation hearing, leon panetta has news on the defense program. gigi has more from new york. >> good morning. president obama's nominee to succeed robert gates expects difficult sources will have to be made when it comes to reducing defense spending and the federal
FOX
Jun 14, 2011 10:00pm EDT
friend landeros. he used to live in the d.c. area but has now moved back to juarez mexico. he's in contact with a detective from the el paso, texas police department. of course, el paso is just across the river from juarez. according to the washington post, landeros sent the following e-mail to police urging them to come to him instead of landeros coming to the united states to answer questions. here's that e-mail. "of course, you're cord wally invited to cross the same -- wordally invited -- cordal lib is righted to immediate me at -- cordially invited to me me at the same bridge and have to cross the other way. we can have brunch, my treat. >> detectives have had probable cause. it's been presented to interpol. interpol honored that and they're leading the way in trying to extradite this suspect back so he can have his day in court. >> reporter: i talked with police today in el paso and montgomery county. no nobody wanted to comment on the case specifics and in particular, those e-mails. some friend of marcum did tell me today they find those e- mails pretty offensive and aggrava
NBC
Jun 18, 2011 5:30am EDT
will talk about that, plus from the classroom to the farm. d.c. school kids getting an important lesson in nutrition and getting it in their own backyard. [ male announcer ] washington, d.c. a landmark of liberty and opportunity. at bank of america, we live and work here, with thousands of employees and hundreds of branches and atms. every day, we're working to help set opportunity in motion... from supporting the arts and howard university to helping revitalize anacostia and downtown d.c. because when you're giving, lending, and investing in more communities across the country, more opportunities happen. ♪ [ where d.c. goes to get away.o busch gardens williamsburg, maybe it's because washington d.c. loves the legendary coasters. or that your entire family will have fun, even the little ones. it could be that water country usa has more of the waves, slides and rides everyone wants. so plan your getaway and come play. you never know who you'll run into. get started at buschgardens.com/dc. >>> thousands of commuters pass it every day. an urban oasis. on the other side of the fence you f
CBS
Jun 25, 2011 11:00pm EDT
johnson. thanks for joining us this saturday night. gunfire erupts on a d.c. street not far from where thousands gathered to watch the annual crib yap festival parade. four people were shot, one of them critically. thousands were sent fleeing away from the violence. tonight, the authorities say the shooting had nothing to do with the festival. ken mow lessstein that was -- molestina was there with this report. >> it was chaotic. i saw somebody trying to revive a guy. >> reporter: frightened carnival revelers were frightened and sent running after 5 shoots were fired less than 25 yards from the foot traffic from the carnival. >> we believe that the victims were innocent bystanders. >> reporter: the shooting forced police to shut down the avenue for hours. prompting a helicopter to be called in to keep an eye out from the sky. even d.c.'s mayor vincent gray showed up to the scene. people here were left rattled after seeing the violence. >> when i heard the shots, that's when i just got out the way and got down. >> reporter: police say the shooting isn't being linked to the carnival
FOX
Jun 26, 2011 8:00am EDT
d.c. what police are saying about a possible motive after four were shot. >>> and more are arrested in yet another demonstration to demand d.c. voting rights and home rule. how many behind the cause have gone to jail since april. that's coming up. >>> good morning and welcome to fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons. >> and i'm tony perkins. melanie is off today. we're tracking two athletes that show us why it's never too late to make a big splash. >>> but the first look at weather today. not a bad one. here is a live look outside. a warm start to the day. you can see one of the festivals going on discount. we are talking about that in a little bit. you can see that skies are partly sunny this morning with mild temperatures and as for today we're expecting a pretty decent day. a lot of sunshine today. not complete sunshine but a lot of sunshine and temperatures where they should be for this time of year. right now it's 70 degrees at reagan national. temperatures are in the mid-60s at reagan national and bwi marshall. looking at the satellite radar, no precipitation this morning. some c
ABC
Jun 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and in hd, this is abc7 news at 11 on your side. >>> we begin with a disturbing case that has a d.c. police officer facing cent -- serious charges. she is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly woman bright the officer was arrested on the job at the second district headquarters. john gonzales is life outside of headquarters. >> this elderly victim tells us that it all started when she started receiving harassing phone calls. after calling d.c. police she thought she was in good hands. it is the police sergeant that was arrested here at the second district police station. this 85-year-old resident cannot believe a police officer was supposedly sent to helper is accused unita of robbing her blind. >> she would visit meet once a week. ipod she was a friend. >> was the officer. she was arrested and accused of deporting the signature of a victim. >> page after page after page. >> the victim tells us the officer gave corrupt rides to the bank. the victim contacted her bank to support -- to report the suspicious tracks. the officer was detained and arrested while on duty.
ABC
Jun 6, 2011 5:00am EDT
any suspect or motive in the shooting. >>> the man at the center of the d.c. hiring scandal is speaking out. today former a mayoral candidate sulaiman brown is expected to testify to the city council. >> e says that he was paid by the vincent gray campaign to verbally attack adrian fenty. he said that he has the text approve it. jummy olabanji is live in northwest and joins us with a preview. good morning. >> good morning. sulaiman brown says that he is ready to testify and he has. this weekend gave copies of money orders to the washington post which show he was paid by members of vincent gray's campaign during last year's campaign season. those money orders total about $600. he says they were made out to sulaiman brown. brown alleges that vincent gray 's campaign paid him and promised him a job in the administration if he stayed in the race. brown was hired and then later fired as the auditor in the d.c. department of health care finance. he made the allegations public not long after he was let go from that position. the testimony today is supposed to be around 1:00 this after
ABC
Jun 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
>>> protestors arrested. demonstrators at a d.c. voting rights rally in trouble with the law. and a yoga event held today outside the lululemon store. and abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> live and in h.d., this is abc7 breaking news. >>> we begin tonight with breaking news from northwest washington where police are on the scene of a multiple shooting and stabbing near the caribbean festival taking place close to howard university. shots were fired around 5:00 p.m. on gresham place. two men and one woman were wounded. police say shots and a stabbing took place blocks away. at least six are injured, two are reportedly in critical condition. we'll bring you the latest information as soon as we get it. and in other news today, a dozen people were arrested in front of the white house following a rally for d.c. voting rights. mike canine was there. >> the 12 protesters arrested arrange in age from 18 to 65, representing wards across the city. this is not the first time washingtonians have been arrested at voting rights rallies. the mayor and council members were arrested at events in apri
ABC
Jun 25, 2011 11:00pm EDT
person is dead and is wounded after shots fired near a d.c. festival. searching for the gunmen. richard reeves is outside with the latest. >> police are trying to get to this and figure this shooting happened. at least one person is confirmed dead. to figures are trying what this was about. helicopters, and of officers responded to this call. >> it sounded like gunshots. the chaos erupted here at avenue after 5:00 p.m. >> i could see an argument was going on. going to happen. heard the shooting. >> she heard shots and called 911. the gunfire got worse. >> they heard gunfire and running.of people >> at least four people were shot, three men and a woman. one victim ran but officers caught him. idea what this is about? >> we're trying to piece what occurred and what off.t >> the streets were filled with people what finished watching caribbean festival parade. suddenly there were gunshots and panic. >> it was a mass of people running. >> tony was carrying her one- year-old daughter. >> i just prayed to god that shot us. i prayed we would make it home. >> perhaps as many as 21 shots were fir
ABC
Jun 17, 2011 6:00am EDT
stormy night drop the d.c. region with heavy storms and lightning moved to the area. a chance of more severe weather later today. >> storms are planned for a number of power outages throughout the area. authorities are saying a lightning strike may have caused a fire that heavily damaged this clinton home. no reports of injuries, but heavy rain and caused flooding in fairfax county. authorities closed prosperity avenue after a car became stuck in the water there. >>> for the latest on the weather alerts any time, log onto wjla.com. >> looking at the day had last night's storms will not stop play for resuming at the u.s. open at congressional country club in bethesda. rory mcilroy is curly the leader. we'll have much more honest in his first-round play coming up alive through -- much more in yesterday's first round play coming up. preliminary hearing on felony sex charges. he is charged with enticing a minor for sex. he allegedly harassed a 17-year- old female student with vulgar and the comment and made sexual advances toward her. he coached at the high school for more than 20 ye
FOX
Jun 9, 2011 4:25am EDT
playing this this fountain in northwest d.c. this heat is not all fun and games. it can be serious trouble if you are not careful out there. health officials have this reminder. >> nobody is immune to the problems of heated so, even if you've got your kids outside or you are outside yourself working in the garden, make sure you tax a lot of breaks. make sure you get yourself indoors and keep cool. >> experts advise anyone with breathing troubles to take it easy while the temperatures are high like this. to get an idea what it will be like today, let's check in with gwen tolbart. she is in for tucker. >> it is another scorcher out there. record-breaking highs across our area yesterday. at national airport, 99 degrees, a record breaker. the same for baltimore and 96 degrees at dulles. already steamy out there this morning. 80degrees at national. 78 at baltimore. it feels like it is 87 degrees right now in d.c. heat advisory in effect from noon until 8:00. bright skies, hot and humid but a scorcher of a day. do be careful out there. back to you. >> thank you. >>> d.c. council member h
NBC
Jun 12, 2011 6:00am EDT
developing story out of southwest d.c. this morning we have an unconfirmed report that authorities have found a woman who went missing in the water right off the southwest waterfront. authorities won't say anything about her condition at this point, but officials say about 10:30 last night that woman was near the capital yacht club, right off water street, supposedly swimming with friends. witnesses say they saw her go under the water. crews from harbor patrol, u.s. park police, and fire and ems all participated in the search. we'll update you as soon as we get more information. >>> police in montgomery county are asking for help from the public this morning to find a missing boy. police say conte momo was last seen on the bus after school on friday, but he never returned home. he's just 12 years old, but he's very tall, 5'8", weighing 130 pounds. he was last seen wearing black jeans and a black t-shirt and black nike sneakers with orange stripes. he has friends that live in silver spring and may be in the area of the rosemary hills or summit hills apartment complexes. anyone with
NBC
Jun 5, 2011 11:00pm EDT
police know how to get to the area. darcy spencer is live in northeast d.c. with more on where these attacks are happening and how authorities are responding. >> reporter: the crimes are happening here in the fifth police district. i'm told sometimes there is a delay in police response. that's because when people call 911, the person on the other end of the phone doesn't know where this trail is. bike, jog, or rollerblade on this paved path in northeast d.c. and you could become a victim of crime. over the last couple of weeks there have been numerous robberies. one woman complains on a local list serve that she was zapped with a taser as she rode her bike here. >> i'm a little shocked by it because i haven't noticed anything suspicious or out of the ordinary lately. >> reporter: we found out, if you call for help there could be a problem. residents tell me that when people have called 911, dispatchers don't know where the path is. this 1 1/2 mile stretch, known as the met branch trail, opened last year. >> this year and last year, when people were either attacked or reporting suspic
FOX
Jun 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
5. one of the victims shot at a d.c. street festival speaking out for the first time. hear what he saw as the bullets started to fly. >>> plus a d.c. police officer's pay chick cut off, tonight she says she's -- paycheck cut off. tonight she says she's being forced to choose between her job and the health of her child. >>> we begin tonight with new questions about that quadruple shooting. thanks for joining us tonight at 10:00. i'm laura evans. >> i'm shawn yancy. tonight a friend of the man killed and other community members wonder why police didn't keep closer tabs on the shooter. audrey barnes is in the newsroom with this fox 5 exclusive. >> the man i spoke with tonight asked me not to show his face or tell his name. one of the people who shot him and two others and killed his friend robert foster is still out there. he called it a senseless crime with plenty of blame to go around. it started out as a fun night with his friend and mentor, robert foster, but within minutes the two were caught in a crossfire of a gang battle on gresham place. he spoke with us by phone as he recove
NBC
Jun 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
>>> that maternal instinct let me know that something definitely was wrong. >> a d.c. woman found murdered and partially buried in north carolina, allegedly at the hands of a polygamist sect. tonight, her family demands justice. >>> also, gay pride on display here at nation's capital this weekend. hundreds of thousands turn out to show their pride and push for equality. >> i've made some serious mistakes. i have -- i have to redeem myself. >> plus, congressman weiner changing his tune. tonight he's taking a leave of absence from congress and checking in for treatment. >>> we'll get to those stories in just a moment. first, though, on 4, two d.c. police officers are in the hospital tonight. they were attacked in chinatown. it happened around 5:00 along 6th street. police say they received a few complaints about a homeless man blocking the sidewalk. when two officers went to check the man started throwing punches. police say the man also hit the officers in the head several times with a large pipe. >> it's probably about this long. about this long. and it's wrapped in tape. >> and i
FOX
Jun 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, basically the center section of d.c. up to the north, not going to get heaviest of the rain. that should stay south of you, but alexandria, arlington, anybody there around those areas and right across into southeast, the heaviest of the rain and again very loud, this thunder is, as it moves through, more details coming up in the full forecast. >>> new tonight more than two dozen flags burned in the front lawns of a virginia community. neighbors want to know what the heck's going on here. fox 5's roz plater following the story. >> the flags are a neighborhood tradition that dates back more than a decade. tonight neighbors are left wondering who would torch their flags. was it a prank or some kind of political message? >> reporter: take this scene and multiply it 27 times and you get some idea of the havoc wreaked in two square blocks of this east falls church neighborhood as 1 went on an early morning flag -- as someone went on an early morning flag burning spree. the small decorative flags were placed in communities' front yards for flag day. neighbors say a local cub scout troop
FOX
Jun 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
edge will start in d.c. tonight. police arrested one of their own. she is sergeant iesha hackley accused of ripping off an elderly woman she was supposed to help to the tune of some $43,000. down to fox 5's bob barnard working this one for us tonight. >> the 35-year-old d.c. police sergeant is charged with first degree theft. tonight sergeant hackley was forced to turn in her badge. >> reporter: the 85-year-old victim lives here at quebec house, an apartment building in cleveland park. >> we think perhaps we lost the story there. i was right in the middle of telling you -- excuse me? okay. we're going to roll the tape again, please. >> reporter: the 85-year-old victim lives here at quebec house, an apartment building in cleveland park. neighbors say the accused was a frequent visitor. investigators say the victim first met officer iesha hackley in december when police sent the officer to investigate the woman's allegation of lottery fraud. in these court documents officer hackley is accused of compounding the woman's problems forging the victim's name on a series of 10 checks bet
ABC
Jun 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >>> 6:00. d.c. police are investigating an overnight shooting. investigators say a man was shot several times at seventh street and l street. he is hospitalized in stable condition. police do not have a suspect or a motive in the shooting. >>> the man at the center of the d.c. hiring scandal is scheduled to speak out. former mayoral candidates and one-time employee sulaiman brown is set to testify before a d.c. council committee today. >> he said vincent gray's campaign paid him to verbally attack and then mayor adrian fenty and that he has the text and "true grit" -- and he has paint checks to prove it. >> sulaiman brown released copies this weekend of money orders given to him last year during the mayoral campaign season. he says the checks totaling $600 were given to him by consultants of vincent gray and by the chairman of vincent gray's campaign. they are made out to sulaiman brown for mayor. brown says that vincent gray promised him a job in the administration if he stayed in the race. he was hired as an auditor. he made the allegations public not long after he was let go
ABC
Jun 6, 2011 4:30am EDT
at a home in southeast d.c. it left two people injured. it broke out on f street. the man was rescued and is in serious condition. the firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor burns as well. >>> the d.c. police officer accused of killing a woman is scheduled to be in court today for bond hearing. richmond's phillips is charged with fatally shooting 20-year- old when that right. your body was on the last week in the temple hills park. her infant daughter was found dead in a minivan possibly of heat exposure. >>> the man at the center of a d.c. hiring scandal expected to hear before d.c. council committee today. sulaiman brown claims mayor vincent gray's campaign promise him a job and gave him cash to attack former mayor adrian fenty. a judge ordered brown to testify after he refused to comply with subpoenas from the council. >>> some northeast d.c. streets will stay closed as pepco crews repaired underground cables blamed for last week's massive power outage. parts of first street and-- parts of north capitol street will be shut down until rush hour. >>> eastern arizona
CBS
Jun 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
misconduct is continuing to cast a shadow on d.c. mayor gray's administration. "the washington examiner" has now confirmed that a grand jury is investigating accusations made by the former mayoral candidate sulaimon brown. brown says that gray's top campaign aides paid him to verbally attack gray's main opponent, then-incumbent adrian fenty. brown claims he was paid thousands and also promised a job in return. in february, brown was fired after three weeks on the job for alleged incompetent. earlier this month, brown testified before the d.c. city council presenting copies of money orders he claims he got from gray's workers. brown's accusations are being investigated by congress. >>> another d.c. official is under scrutiny for the questionable spending of city funds. william shelton is the chairman of the advisory neighborhood commission 5b. right now, a city auditor wants to know how the anc account dipped from $34,000 to just $6. auditor's documents show that $27,000 was taken from anc's wachovia bank account in just eight months. officials also want to know why shelton's na
ABC
Jun 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
what led up to the shooting. d.c. cop is in trouble with the law. for the sixth time in six metropolitan police arrested one of their own members. >> a second district sergeant of dollars -- thousands of dollars from already theoman of a scam. courtney robinson is alive with the details. $43,000 is what the accused of stealing from 85-year-old woman. the woman off- camera. she says she feels more victimized. theyear-old says she is at the hands of a police officer. would visit the once a was aso i felt she friend. tells us she first hackley lastaisha which called police receivinge was calls after she be the victim of a phone lottery scam. hackley is accused of stealing 10 checks from the apartment, forcing her signature and getting more than $43,000. find outsurprised to was not honest. in 2003, aisha hackley was awarded officer of the month department.e mpd released a statement her policeaying that powers had been revoked. now this is before the courts and they have no further comments. >>> 6:03 is the time. d.c. police shot and killed a irvinger a standoff on street. a man
NBC
Jun 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
zoo. stay with us. "news 4 today" continues at 5:00 a.m. >>> this morning d.c. police warn there's a duo impersonating officers, using a car similar to this one to pull people over. we're live with what you need to know. >>> the man suspected in a series of shootings at military buildings is no longer a marine reservist. why his discharge had nothing to do with those shootings. good morning. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this wednesday, july 29th, 2011. >> 70 degrees in the nation's capital. tom says we have nice changes headed our way. >> indeed. >> i like it. >>> every minute that goes by turning less humid after we had that front come through yesterday that triggered the afternoon and evening storms. they're long gone now. in the wake of that, just a few lingering clouds. still rather humid around the bay and eastern shore. west and north of washington and points west and north, the lower humidity continuing to move in on a light northwesterly breeze. near 70 in montgomery and fairfax counties. right now arlington and in the district, it's mid
ABC
Jun 17, 2011 5:00am EDT
is moving nicely. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it was a dark and stormy night in the d.c. area with lightning. chance of more severe weather later today. >> the storms were blamed for our colleges across the region. a lightning strike may have led to an all-star in clinton last night. it was heavily damaged. no reports of injury. the rain caused flooding in fairfax county as well. authorities had to close prosperity avenue after a car got stuck in the water. >> for the latest on the weather anytime, log on to our web site, wjla.com. >>> last night's storms roy mcilroy is currently the leader at congressional country club. more on sports in a few minutes. >>> a former anacostia high school athletic director faces a culinary hearing today on felony sex charges. briscoe is charged with enticing a minor for sex. he amassed a 17-year-old female student with a broker comments and made sexual advances. he's been the coach of the high school more than two decades. >>> 5:02. d.c. police are facing a surge of officers accused of being on the wrong side of the law. >> more than a dozen officer
ABC
Jun 5, 2011 11:00pm EDT
three.ash all -- alcohol was a factor. children in danger, what went wrong? plus, the d.c. shadow. i think that it sets the tests a damper on moving ahead. >> tomorrow could make a bad situation even worse. remember the heat them up get ready for round two this week. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- familynd that loved his tonight to tell us about his before a gunman life.is what thomas was gunned down mckinley thomas -- mckinley high school sunday night. we are outside with the emotional story. >> we spoke to a man who said was at the high-school thing happen.ole he described a busy friday shooting that when the started, it was chaos that turned into tragedy. of rossevastated mother to find thegles express her pain. her son, gunned down by a young man that he allegedly knew, even mentored. >> the guy was constantly shooting him away. >> this witness says that he was friday when the shooting started. the suspect allegedly got into argument with thomas, a semi-pro for a washington,m in d.c.. crawford had unsuccessfully out for that team. bad. brother s
ABC
Jun 27, 2011 4:30am EDT
side. >> caught in the crossfire. an innocent bystander dies after a gunman opens fire on the d.c. street festival. who was the real target? good morning, washington. it's monday, june 27. ijamsville nathan simpson. -- i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. now to adam caskey. >> we had a break from the humidity, but that is back. we have a light to moderate rainwear you see and yellow. from the mixing bowl all the way down to a spotsylvania county. a few spotty showers lingering into southern maryland. this will be confined to the morning. it will come to an end. it will be gloomy until the mid afternoon. not much sunshine today. 71 downtown right now, 66 in leesburg 68 in stafford. high temperatures in the mid to upper a deposing. -- mr. upper 80's -- mid to upper 80's. less humid wednesday through friday, sunny skies. now to lisa baden. >>> things are quiet to the airport and to the district. 56 eastbound between 123 am the beltway if, road or will be gone soon -- between 123 and the beltway. >>> gunfire at a family festival. one man apparently in the wrong place at the wron
CBS
Jun 26, 2011 1:35am EDT
eye out from the sky. even d.c.'s mayor vincent gray showed up to the scene. people here were left rattled after seeing the violence. >> when i heard the shots, that's when i just got out the way and got down. >> reporter: police say the shooting isn't being linked to the carnival despite how close it was. >> unfortunately some of these blocks out here are kind of our crew, hot areas. >> reporter: some are fearing this act of violence may tarnish d.c.'s annual carnival caribbean. >> it puts it in a negative light. it's unfortunate because it's so few cultural events we have in d.c., especially in the african-american community. >> reporter: back out live here this is another live look at what remains. as of last check, d.c. police have not made any arrests. they are asking anybody who may have seen somebody to give them a call. bruce, there were thousands out here as you very well know. they are hoping someone who saw something will come forward and give them the tip they need. >> we've been working the phones back here, also. while they say the shooting had nothing to do with the
FOX
Jun 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
this case the victims are the citizens of d.c. who are entitled to honest government. councilman jim graham released a statement saying the sentencing was fair. it speaks to a wide range of factors from the seriousness of the charges he faced to mr. loza's years of service. >> i am glad this is over. i'm very glad. i can now put this behind me and in a few short months come back to the community and continue the work, continue where i left off. >> reporter: it won't be exactly where he left off helping the immigrant community. when he gets out of prison, he'll be on 12 months supervised release and will have to contribute 150 hours of community service. i'm karen gray houston in the fox 5 newsroom. >>> a trial date has been set for the group knowns at d.c. 41. they were arrested alongside the d.c. mayor vincent gray during this capitol hill protest in april. they blocked constitution avenue to protest the budge deal reached by congress limiting the city's autonomy. charges were dropped against the mayor and dozens of others after they paid a fine. the group is due in court in septemb
ABC
Jun 7, 2011 5:00am EDT
this camera. back to news. >>> we begin with breaking news unfold in a few hours ago in the d.c. part. >> an officer opened fire on a suspect at haines point. courtney robinson is live near the scene. she joins us with breaking developments. >> good morning. that is exactly right. park police involved in the shooting around 1:25 in the morning. they say they came into contact with a man who was armed and they consider dangerous. you can see out here this morning park police still guarding the entrance. it closed at 1:00 this morning. officers were doing a routine patrol when they came into contact with a man inside a vehicle around two third of the way down. officers approached the man. they say that he was holding a gun inside the car. he was the only person in the car. when officers asked him to drop the gun, did not. he got out of the car. they continue to ask him to drop the fog. when he did not, that is when park police opened fire. that individual has been taken to medstar. peoples by helicopter. he has serious but non-life threatening injuries. >> this was a potential los
ABC
Jun 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
into the and -- leaked into the core at the nuclear facility. >>> d.c. police chief cathy lanier says she has gone above and beyond for female officers, but some of them are telling a different story. courtney robinson has both sides of the issue. good morning. >> good morning. that is exactly right. chief cathy lanier says there's not much more she can do. talking with the new mother npd officers -- d.c. officers, base thei-- they say they don't have much of a choice. a concern is having a private clean area pump milk. >> i have been in the room when people to walk in on me while i have no clothing on. >> some of them say it's not as private as it should be and it is dirty as seen in the photographs. there's a new directive coming down the ranks that puts breast- feeding officers on the streets. >> you have to wear this vast at least eight hours every day. >> inconvenience and uncomfortable. they now spend lunch breaks looking for a room to pump. >> i have gone above and beyond. >> some officers say there's more that needs to be done when they are still breastfeeding newborns and taf
FOX
Jun 1, 2011 9:00am EDT
. >> the power is out for about 1500 pepco customers in northeast and northwest d.c. and we have had word of several building closures as well. sarah simmons is live in northeast where crews are working to restore service. sarah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison and tony. as you mentioned, 1500 in the northeast and northwest d.c., we're talking about 2200 customers system-wide without power but the bulk of it is here where they are dealing with an issue they have been working on since yesterday afternoon. now you did mention we do have some building closures. j.o. wilson elementary school is closed. also the d.c. housing authority headquarters as well as the federal energy regulatory commission all closed due to this power outage. and with me now to give us more insight as to exactly what happened to cause this is clay anderson, spokesperson with pepco. give me on idea. have you been able to find the source of the problem. describe what caused it? do we know yet? >> yesterday afternoon we found that at about 2:30 that we had a series of problems in our underground fault. o
NBC
Jun 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
reporting from the news loom. >>> d.c. council member harry thomas, jr., has been accused of funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars meant for youth sports to an account that he used for luxury trips and to buy an suv. d.c. attorney general irvin nathan announced today that the city has filed a civil lawsuit. john schriffen is at the wilson building with more on this. john? >> reporter: jim, good evening. harry thomas, jr., is the latest council member caught up in an investigation into the spending of city funds. as you said, this morning the d.c. attorney general's office filed this very lengthy complaint about these spending habits. this complaint alleges that council member thomas used more than $300,000 of city funding and funneled it into two companies that he ran. the complaint alleges that thomas, instead of using the money to for inner city kids to learn how to play golf and tins allegedly used the money on himself. tonight council member thomas is telling a very different story. he actually called for his own press conference in order to tell his side. >> d.c. co
FOX
Jun 4, 2011 10:00pm EDT
police handled the situation this time. >>> four attacks in one month on a popular d.c. trail. what police are doing to make sure it doesn't happen again. ♪ oh say, does that star spangled banner ♪ >> a singing contest with a patriotic twist. the big honor local kids are competing for. good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. we begin with what some are calling a constitutional victory. protesters gathering again today at the jefferson memorial to dance. this time, no arrests. john henrehan explains what happened. >> reporter: at the jefferson memorial in washington, d.c. demonstrations around the statue are forbidden. last saturday a group unhappy with a ruling that prohibits dancing came anyway and danced. one protestor was taken down hard by a park police officer who was briefly choked. a week later adam came back with a copy of the constitution. >> have you asked for a permit? >> i actually got a permit. it's the same one i swore an oath to when i enlisted in the marine corps. says something about freedom of assembly, which means you don't need permission. >
FOX
Jun 8, 2011 10:00pm EDT
>>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> a d.c. city councilman accused of using public money for his personal use steps aside. tonight harry thomas jr. joins us live. >>> plus a bad week just got worse for anthony weiner, an x- rated picture leaked on the internet as the congressman fights to keep his job. >>> and is it hot enough for you out there? it looks like this heat won't be letting up any time soon. good evening, everyone. i'm shawn yancy. >> and i'm brian bolter. we'll begin with that heatwave as it pushed temperatures into the upper 90s today and it still feel like a steam bath out there right now. we'll see more of the same tomorrow. sue palka out in the elements trying to beat the heat today joins us now live from northwest. >> reporter: hello. you're right, it is still a steam bath out here, still 87 degrees down from our high of 99. we broke a record and it's the hottest day we've had so far this year and as we all know, the spring is still with us and this is not boding well for the rest of the year, very uncomfortable tonight, guys. the humidity has soared today and w
FOX
Jun 15, 2011 4:25am EDT
thousand dollars to transport the drugs from nigeria. >>> d.c. police sergeant aiesha hackly is charged with first degree theft. police say she forged an elderly woman's name on a series of checks totaling $43,000 deposited the money into her own account. >>> the d.c. council has given final approval it a $10.8 billion budget proposal. it would go into effect october 1st and congress must give final approval. right after the d.c. budget was approved, some people rallied in dupont circle calling for the district to become the 51st state in part by showing off flag tattoos. their message to congress, keep your hands off local tax dollars. >> reporter: showing some d.c. pride by showing off some skin. district residents let it all hang out in dupont circle displaying their tattoos to prove just how dedicated they are to achieving statehood. >> i was the co-founder of the washington, d.c. chapter of iraq veterans against the war. >> i'm a teacher deepak chopraing for the last 10, 11 years in the d.c. public schools. >> it is a constant reminder that we're second class citizens. >> reporter:
ABC
Jun 9, 2011 5:00am EDT
rocking the district, after mounting public pressure, a prominent d.c. council member will step down from his leadership post. harry thomas plans to resign as chair of the city's economic development committee accused of funneling $300,000 of city money for personal purchases. thomas is not resigning from his ward 5 council seat. >>> the fbi says intelligence gathered during the raid on osama bin laden's compound shows al qaeda is still committed to attacking the united states. fbi director robert muller made the comments during a senate hearing yesterday. lawmakers are considering a bill to extend his term by two years. many in congress support that idea, but some disagree. >> term limits exist for a good reason. term limits are like sunshine laws. they force us to bring in new leaders to take a fresh look at things. that is almost always a good stand. >> the fbi director's normally serve tenure terms. he is nearing the end of this. but president obama has asked congress to extend it. >>> 79 degrees already on this thursday morning. 5:05. >> the congressman under pressure after a re
CBS
Jun 2, 2011 4:30am EDT
today, mid-80s around d.c. here's angie with your traffic. >> thank you, anny. >> no major incidents to tell you about. looks like we have the green light on. as you move over to check out your construction report for you, we begin with 95 headed northbound. no problems there. going southbound where we're finding the roadwork at the springfield parkway. we're losing a couple of left lanes. 395 really only the construction still on the bridge taking away the one center lane. traffic is being divided. the inner loop at 123, only the left lane is getting by. all of this should be clearing shortly. the outer loop traffic to access 66, that exit, that is still -- excuse me, that's being diverted on to 66 so you can get back on the beltway. 66 construction is existing between 123 and nutley. you'll want to stay to the left in that left-hand exit on to the capital beltway is still blocked. the outer loop meanwhile, take you to maryland. north of the district, drivers are doing just fine. 270. this is at falls road. drivers are still moving at speed. the time now is 4:32. still ahead, in my nex
FOX
Jun 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
from that bumy now of civic pride. folks gathered in too point circle and showing off their d.c. flag tattoos, real and fake. you have yours on? >> i sure do, brian. on my forearm. you heard karen talked about it it and that you know the council, passed this budget and we're the only city in d.c. that has to take the budget to capitol hill to get approval there and that is why they're upset. and people are gathering here to same. is that correct? >> that's correct. >> and tell me about the tattoo campaign. you are hoping to spread the message here, right? >> yes, we're holding the celebration today to bring attention to d.c. d.c. state rights as well as the arts and culture and there is some issues and to celebrate flag day. >> we have seen the mayor get arrested and some council members sit down in the middle of constitution avenue. do you think that this is other step? >> i hope so and we were sitting there and that is when the idea came together. the idea is to have fun and celebrate, washington, d.c. not just from a political standpoint but an ice and culture standpoint. >> and th
NBC
Jun 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, five of the 13 d.c. council members are or have recently been under investigation. despite accusations of wrongdoing, one council member told me it's not culture but coinciden coincidence. >> allegations are allegations. fact is fact. >> reporter: with that, harry thomas jr. became the latest council member to declare his innocence. according to the suit, thomas secretly diverted about $300,000 meant for youth baseball programs and spent much of the case playing golf at pebble beach and in vegas. they claim thomas also bought this $60,000 vehicle using the money. d.c. council chair kwame brown wasted no time issuing this statement -- brown himself has been the target of two investigations. he had two luxury suvs at $2,000 a month each. then he was accused of failing to report hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions. yvette alexander is under investigation. the commission is looking into whether she's been misusing her constitue constituents fund. the council stripped this member of his assignments. and mayor vincent greg has spent much of time in his offi
CBS
Jun 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
shooting saturday in northwest d.c. at some point they say members of both gangs opened fire, even though innocent bystanders were right there, for a caribbean street festival nearby. a father of two was shot and killed. others were injured. in custody tonight, a teenager charged with murder. >>> police say many of those gangs are coordinating their criminal activity online. social networking sites, we all use like facebook and twitter have now become some of their dangerous tools. we have the break down for us. >> reporter: gang activity online and it's happening right here at home. montgomery county police officer, amy dom. >> we used to see a lot of young kids going out and flashing colors on their neighborhood streets and now they're doing the same thing on social media. >> police have seen an explosion of gangs on sites like facebook and twitter. detectives say a gang used the internet to cyber stalk a former member. some, even plotting assassination attempts, simply stated the gangs are moving in online. >> gang culture has emerged as a huge huge trend in our pop culture references.
NBC
Jun 25, 2011 5:30am EDT
: elaine reyes, news4. >> kind of advice you have to follow. >>> in d.c., the search is on for a suspect who has targeted some unusual items that you can find just about anywhere. so neighbors say a flower thief is tearing and snipping away at their prized possessions. pat collins as more from the newark street community garden. >> reporter: in the hustle, bustle world of city life, a place like this can be a treasured sanctuary. a haven of peace, if not a little piece of heaven. welcome now to the newark street community garden, hundreds of plots, flowers, plants, vegetables, a maze of miracle growth. violated by someone known as "the flower thief." and it's all going on in the shadow of the second police district. i mean, what kind of person would do something like this? >> just heartless. i can't imagine. it wouldn't be anyone i would want to know. >> reporter: now, they have fences. a whole lot of fences. to keep out the deer. and little flappy things to fend off the birds. in spite of some well-placed chains and locks, he's pilfering the peonies, he's lifting the lilacs, and
FOX
Jun 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
is a process that doesn't always happen quickly. >> thank you. >>> we have a news alert about a d.c. police officer under arrest. the 35-year-old is accused of stealing money from an elderly woman by forming the signature and depositive thing more than $33,000 in checks into her own bank of america account. she met the 85-year-old last december after she told police that she was the victim of a lottery scam. >> 28-year-old clark is one of three men charged of killing a clarendon man in 2009. the other suspect is 29-year- old martin. they're held and are awaiting hearings before being support to arlington county. the 57-year-old was stabbed several times early one morning -- morning in december of 2009. the police do not believe that he knew his attackers. >>> >>> budget cuts and tax increases. d.c. city council is still discussion both issues and is expected to take a final vote on that 2012 budget. eleanor holmes norton joins us live to break down everything from the city's autonomy to the scandals rocking city hall. delegate holmes norton, thanks for joins. >> always a pleasure. >
CBS
Jun 6, 2011 5:00am EDT
. this should be an interesting meeting before the d.c. council committee in the wilson building here, and you know, it was once thought this testimony wouldn't happen because the one time mayoral candidate refused to testify. >> no comment. >> suleiman brown has given up the fight after a court appearance last week and is expected to talk before city leaders on the record about his claims that he was offered a job and given cash by campaign aides in exchange for attacking then incumbent adrian fenty. mayor vincent gray denies brown was paid anything or promised a job, only he was told he could interview for the position. >> i can't even imagine engaging in such reprehensible behavior. and i know absolutely nothing about anyone in my campaign who did that. >> reporter: and brown says he was given $600 to attack fenty and says he has phone records of repeated calls to and from the gray campaign, but d.c. council is trying to get to the bottom of alleged flawed hiring practice by the gray administration and so are other independent agencies. >>> surae chinn reporting live from downtown.
FOX
Jun 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
on board u.s. airways flight 2596 of that headed here to washington d.c -- that was headed here to washington d.c. when the plane landed here all 44 passengers were taken off and corralled in a building off the tarmac. that plane was searched thoroughly and the all clear was given bunt before causing some major headaches for -- but not before causing some major headaches for other travelers. >> they told us nothing. we just saw like all the emergency vehicles and stuff. so we had no idea. we're just going to have to get a rental car and drive to north carolina. >> my flight was originally going take off at 5:00. now it's going to take off at 9:00 tonight. >> reporter: how is that going to affect you on the other end? >> i won't eat tonight. >> i think they need to be aware of things and, you know, but if it ruffles our travels plans up, i don't have any problem. >> reporter: the woman has been held for a psychiatric exam in ohio. so far we're told no charges have been filed. >> what happened to those 44 passengers of? are some still being questioned tonight -- passengers? are some
FOX
Jun 9, 2011 6:00am EDT
region. we are looking for a high actually in d.c. of about 99 degrees. so we'll have more on that coming up in just a little bit. >> i like how you emphasize each one of those words. >> hot, humid, drive it home. >> just so you know. >> let's check approximate julie wright. it is a treadmill day today. >> i think you're right on this one. i think you're right. on the beltway, you will fine the crew in sky fox, we september them out to check for a car fire. so far -- we sent them out to check on a car fire. so far, nothing has popped up now. 95 coming southbound in good shape. no problems to report there. this is a live shot of the beltway as you make your way around from 95 and you will find on both loops, the lanes are open, traffic flowing freely between college park and greenbelt. we'll update the ride southbound along 270. not a bad ride but starting to slow out of the truck scales. 395 is a mess in the hov lanes. accident activity that was tying up the right lane still here, still the focal point of the big delay coming northbound from at least king street. so hovs very slow
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 2,528